The Rascals (initially known as The Young Rascals) were an American blue-eyed soul group initially active during the years 196572. The band released numerous top ten singles in North America during the mid- and late-1960s, including the #1 hits 'Good Lovin'' (1966), 'Groovin'' (1967), and 'People Got to Be Free' (1968), as well as 'A Beautiful Morning' (#3 1968) and the lesser-known 'A Girl Like You'. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. The Rascals were inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2010. Eddie Brigati (vocals), Felix Cavaliere (keyboard, vocals), Gene Cornish (guitar) and Dino Danelli (drums) started the band in Brigati and Danelli's hometown of Garfield, New Jersey. Brigati, Cavaliere and Cornish had previously been members of Joey Dee and the Starliters.
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